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Rachel Corrie

Rachel Corrie

Rachel Aliene Corrie was an American peace activist and diarist. She was killed by an Israel Defense Forces armored bulldozer in a combat zone in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, under contested circumstances during the height of the second Palestinian intifada. She had come to Gaza as part of her senior-year college assignment to connect her home town with Rafah in a sister cities project. While there, she had engaged with other International Solidarity Movement activists in efforts to prevent the Israeli army's demolition of Palestinian houses. Less than two months after her arrival, on March 16, 2003, Corrie was killed during an Israeli military operation after a ... more on Wikipedia

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